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Rafay is a DevOps Dozen Winner for the Best Kubernetes Platform/Service

The 2023 DevOps Dozen Award results are in: Rafay was awarded the title of Best Kubernetes Platform/Service! The adoption of containers has paved the way for an entire solutions ecosystem supporting and enhancing container technology. The DevOps Dozen Awards celebrate… Read More

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Harnessing the Edge: 3 Kubernetes for Edge Computing Strategies

Introduction: The Edge of Tomorrow Imagine a world where data latency is a relic of the past. In our connected society, edge computing seeks to bring data processing closer to its source—be it a remote store, hotel, or any other… Read More

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Rafay Releases 4 New Certifications for Customers and Partners

Today marks another red-letter day in the history of Rafay Systems. We are launching 4 new certifications as part of the Rafay Training program. The new Rafay Certified Professional certification is earned by completing our 201-level training. Earners of this… Read More

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Auto-Scaling K8s Applications on Amazon EKS: 8 Best Practices and Tips

Auto-scaling, a dynamic and intelligent approach to resource provisioning, is one of the defining features of Kubernetes. It allows applications to automatically adjust their capacity based on real-time metrics and policies, ensuring optimal performance and cost-effectiveness. Amazon EKS provides the… Read More

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Comparing Amazon EKS with Self-Managed Kubernetes

As businesses embrace the benefits of containerization, the choice of how to implement Kubernetes becomes increasingly critical. Two primary options are at the forefront of this decision-making process: Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) and self-managed Kubernetes clusters. Amazon EKS promises… Read More

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Your Guide to the Top Kubernetes Service Meshes

As applications become more complex and distributed, managing the communication between various components becomes challenging. This is where Kubernetes service meshes come into play. In this guide, we'll delve into the world of service meshes, explaining what they are and… Read More

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Mastering Hybrid Cloud Management for Seamless K8s Operations

The concept of hybrid cloud has emerged as a powerful solution to integrating on-premises infrastructure with public and private cloud environments. However, managing this intricate mix of resources for Kubernetes can be challenging without a well-defined strategy. In this blog… Read More

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Rafay is a Tech Ascension Award Winner for Best DevOps Automation Solution

This week the Rafay Cloud Automation Platform was recognized as a 2023 Tech Ascension Awards winner for the Best DevOps Automation Solution category! The Tech Ascension Awards recognize the very best innovations in IT technology and Rafay was among the… Read More

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How Platform Teams Can Return Autonomy to Developers

DevOps was created to give developers the autonomy they needed in order to iterate quickly and create great software. But it hasn’t scaled to meet the demands of today’s businesses. Combining development and operations together into many small, agile teams… Read More

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What AWS re:Invent Taught Me About Love / Hate Relationships

I had the opportunity to attend AWS’s 2023 re:Invent conference for the first time, alongside my teammates here at Rafay. Our CPO, Mohan Atreya, posted a great wrap-up blog a few days ago that I highly recommend reading, as it… Read More

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How to Enhance Multi-Tenancy in Kubernetes using Namespace as a Service

With more organizations adopting Kubernetes, there arises a significant challenge: how do we efficiently segregate resources, manage privileges, and ensure isolation between different teams or projects? The answer lies in multi-tenancy, and a powerful approach to achieving this is by… Read More

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Kubernetes Upgrades and Versioning: Ensuring Smooth Transitions

The process of upgrading Kubernetes and managing version transitions can be a daunting task for organizations. In this blog post, we'll delve into the importance of Kubernetes upgrades, the versioning system, and strategies to ensure seamless transitions. Why Upgrade Kubernetes?… Read More